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The anti-adhesive mode of action of a purified mushroom (Lentinus edodes) extract with anticaries and antigingivitis properties in two oral bacterial phatogens

Posted February 26, 2014

The aim of this study was to characterise the bacterial receptors for the purified mushroom sub-fraction #5 in order to better elucidate the mode of action of this compound when interfering with bacterial adhesion to host surfaces or with bacteria-bacteria interactions in the biofilm state.

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Herbal Remedies for Oral Health

Posted February 20, 2014

As herbal medications and supplements are becoming more popular, some dentists have incorporated them into their practice. Herbs have potent effects on the body. Herbal supplements contain essential extracts of a plant source, in a concentrated manner placed most often in a liquid, capsule or tablet. Most prescription drugs are the synthetic chemical forms of what was originally derived from a plant. If you are taking any herbal and vitamin supplements, make sure to let your dentist know. The following are some herbs and their importance in oral care.

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Omega-3 Fats Shown to Shield Against Oral and Skin Cancer

Posted January 22, 2014

Both oral and skin cancer diagnosis have increased over the past decade as people make fewer trips to the dentist for routine care and slather on sun protective lotions in the misguided belief that they will be protected from the damaging ultraviolet rays of the sun.

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Turmeric Outperforms Mouthwash for Gingivitis and Oral Cancer

Posted December 17, 2013

Curcumin, a concentrated derivative of the spice turmeric, has been used for thousands of years to treat numerous maladies – and with good reason. Modern science shows the ancients’ choice of the spice for medical purposes was well founded, as studies have uncovered its remarkable potential to prevent and heal an extensive range of disorders. One of the areas where research shows it has value is oral health, being beneficial for fighting gingivitis and oral cancer, in some cases more effectively than certain drugs.

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New Research Shows Cheese May Prevent Cavities

Posted June 6, 2013

Consuming dairy products is vital to maintaining good overall health, and it’s especially important to bone health. But there has been little research about how dairy products affect oral health in particular.

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Herbal Remedies for Oral Health

Posted January 21, 2013

As herbal medications and supplements are becoming more popular, some dentists have incorporated them into their practice. Herbs have potent effects on the body. Herbal supplements contain essential extracts of a plant source, in a concentrated manner placed most often in a liquid, capsule or tablet. Most prescription drugs are the synthetic chemical forms of what was originally derived from a plant. If you are taking any herbal and vitamin supplements, make sure to let your dentist know.

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Herbal Remedies for Oral Health

Posted December 31, 2012

As herbal medications and supplements are becoming more popular, some dentists have incorporated them into their practice. Herbs have potent effects on the body. Herbal supplements contain essential extracts of a plant source, in a concentrated manner placed most often in a liquid, capsule or tablet. Most prescription drugs are the synthetic chemical forms of what was originally derived from a plant.

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Herbal Remedies for Oral Health

Posted August 27, 2012

As herbal medications and supplements are becoming more popular, some dentists have incorporated them into their practice. Herbs have potent effects on the body. Herbal supplements contain essential extracts of a plant source, in a concentrated manner placed most often in a liquid, capsule or tablet. Most prescription drugs are the synthetic chemical forms of what was originally derived from a plant. If you are taking any herbal and vitamin supplements, make sure to let your dentist know.

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The A to omega-3 of oral health nutrients

Posted August 22, 2012

Oral health is much more than just calcium and vitamin D for healthy teeth, and vitamin C for healthy gums. A number of nutraceutical compounds are emerging with potential benefits for the oral cavity, from omega-3s to EGCG from green tea. But how much science backs them up?

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Green Tea Compounds Prevent Organ Damage, Extend Healthy Lifespan

Posted April 30, 2012

New research published in the Journal of Nutrition provides evidence that potent epicatechin flavonoids from extracts of green tea and cocoa lower the destructive effects of high blood sugar. This can effectively prevent damage that ravages the major organs and especially the coronary arteries lining the heart muscle.

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